School of Nursing Distinctions

School of Nursing Features

The people who make up the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing represent diverse backgrounds and are united in their passion to improve health and transform health care. The stories below highlight some of the people and programs that make up the school.

Understanding microaggressions, improving retention

Understanding microaggressions, improving retention

Nurse researcher Piri Ackerman-Barger works to increase diversity in the health professions workforce to ensure more nurses, physicians and physician assistants represent the communities they serve. She says this begins with more inclusive learning environments to better support underrepresented students. She works with an interprofessional team of researchers to better understand the experiences of minority health professions students.

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